2 Feb 2016, UNISDR AF
For decades, Mr. Joel Mayatsya has used traditional knowledge as an early warning system for landslides in the hilly area of Bududa, eastern Uganda, helping his community reduce the risk of a rain-triggered disaster. Mr. Martin Owor, at the Office of the Prime Minister, attributes a fall in death to adequate planning, application of traditional knowledge and strong partnerships between development partners, media houses and the local community, despite limited resources...
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.